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HS4390 - Historiography, Method and Research

Research possibilities and tools for primary, secondary, and tertiary research.

Interlibrary Loan

If our library does not have a book or article you need, St. Mary's University students, faculty and staff may order it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Don't forget to ask a librarian for help if you have questions.

Get a Public Library Card

You can get a public library card in San Antonio and in Bexar County if you live in the county, including in the St. Mary's University dorms.  Our local public libraries offer databases, books & eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos, and more. 

You should get a local public library card to increase your access to library materials.

WorldCat Search Options

WorldCat searches library collections across the United States and the world. 

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WorldCat Discovery is the public version of WorldCat at https://www.worldcat.org. WorldCat is linked in Google Books, Goodreads, and more.

The Blume Library also subscribes to WorldCat FirstSearch.  FirstSearch offers precision searching where you can input many types of limits. For instance, you can sort your results by number of libraries that own the item which can impact the ease or challenge of receiving an interlibrary loan.